The median annual salary for a IT Technician was £18,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Technician
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 99 91
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 9 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.87% 0.65% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.67% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 3
Median salary £18,000 £27,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.54% +14.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £27,500 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £33,500 £25,600
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year -4.34% -2.12%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 977 1051 1223
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 94.85% 97.05% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 749 812 983
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

IT Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex that featured IT Technician in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Technician in Essex

IT Technician
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Technician in Essex.

Salary trend for IT Technician in Essex

IT Technician
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester -2 1 £23,500 -30.37%
IT Technician
East of England

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region featuring IT Technician in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Office 365
3 10 (71.43%) Windows 10
3 10 (71.43%) MS Exchange
3 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
4 9 (64.29%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (64.29%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) Driving Licence
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) MS Office
6 2 (14.29%) Adobe
6 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 2 (14.29%) Apple
6 2 (14.29%) Autodesk
6 2 (14.29%) SonicWALL
6 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (7.14%) High Availability
7 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (7.14%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (7.14%) Time Management
7 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (7.14%) SaaS
7 1 (7.14%) Network Management
7 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi

IT Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (71.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 12 (85.71%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 9 (64.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
General
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows 10
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (7.14%) ERP
1 1 (7.14%) High Availability
1 1 (7.14%) Network Management
1 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) HP
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Adobe
3 2 (14.29%) Apple
3 2 (14.29%) Autodesk
3 2 (14.29%) SonicWALL
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) VMware